Review — Golden Moon’s Pu-Erh

Name: Pu-Erh Brand: Golden Moon Type: Pu-Erh, shu/cooked Form: Loose leaf Review: Pu-Erh is perhaps best described as an “acquired taste”. Processed differently than most teas, it doesn’t taste much like the way we think tea ought to taste. Still, it can be quite delicious, as Golden Moon’s Pu-Erhproves. While pu-erh is often sold packed …

Continue reading Review — Golden Moon’s Pu-Erh

Why Tea?

Why do you drink tea? Hmmm…made you think, didn’t I? There are any number of reasons why someone might drink tea. Some of us may have only one reason and others perhaps a combination of several but they will generally tend to fall into certain broad categories. Let’s take a look. Because It’s There In …

Continue reading Why Tea?

Tea, Coffee & Brain Tumors

Can’t decide between coffee and tea? It’s not a problem I’ve ever experienced, thank you very much. But if are having problems deciding between these two beverages it may help to know that both of them have been found to possibly lower the risk of getting a brain tumor. Both coffee and tea have been …

Continue reading Tea, Coffee & Brain Tumors

Teawares Fit for a Queen (or at Least a Duchess)

You can have a truly “regal” teatime with some teawares that are fit for a Queen — well, maybe a Duchess (as in Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford, who is rumored to have started this whole afternoon teatime business, for which hubby and I are quite grateful). Porcelain, bone china, silver, and glass teawares …

Continue reading Teawares Fit for a Queen (or at Least a Duchess)